Marjorie
Fish, Marjorie Jarrott Born in Los Angeles on August 27, 1920 and passed away on June 8, 2004. She was the beloved wife of Merle Edison Fish, Jr. for almost 62 years and was an energetic and supportive minister's wife to him as they served the North Hollywood Christian Church and the Hollywood Congregational Church. In addition, Marjorie maintained her own career as a teacher. She was a founding member and teacher at the N.H. Christian Church Nursery School and an elementary school for more than 30 years. She taught at North Hollywood's Colfax Avenue and Manhattan Beach's Pennekamp schools. Many life long friendships were formed at Colfax and through the churches. Margie was a proud life long resident of Los Angeles, attending L.A. High, Occidental College and graduating in 1942 from U.S.C. with a teaching degree. Most of her adult life was spent living in the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, and Hermosa Beach. In each of those places she was an active community member and volunteer. In addition to serving and/or chairing many church project groups, Marjorie was active in the Assistance League of San Pedro-Palos Verdes, Banning House, and Hermosa Beach Women's Club. Prior to her retirement from teaching, she was also active with Merle in support of his duties as a member and officer in the Kiwanis (No. Hollywood) and Lions (Hollywood) service clubs. Marjorie loved to travel, the education field, her bridge groups, and being active with family and her many groups of friends. Marjorie is survived her husband, son Warren (Gretchen), daughter Janet (George) Buckley, and four grandchildren, Melissa Fish Young, Heather Fish, Adam Buckley and Christopher Buckley. A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 PM on Monday, June 14, 2004 at the Manhattan Beach Community Church, 303 S. Peck Ave. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3333 Wilshire Blvd. #900 L.A. CA. 90017, or a favorite charity.

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  1. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to each of you. “If a man die, shall he live again?” asked the man Job long ago. (Job 14:14, ) Perhaps you, too, have wondered about this. How would you feel if you knew that a reunion with your loved ones was possible right here on earth under the best of conditions? Well, the Bible makes the promise: “Your dead ones will live. . . . They will rise up.” And the Bible also says: “The righteous themselves will possess the earth, and they will reside forever upon it.”-Isaiah 26:19; Psalm 37:29. Our Heavenly Father promises also to wipe away the tears from our eyes and remove all the things (including death) that cause us so much pain, suffering, and sorrow forever. (Revelation 21:1-5) May you continue to find comfort in him. With sympathy Annette

  2. Dear Bud,Janet,George,Warren Gretchen and family. I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Marge. I have wonderful and fond memories of Marjorie. From the beginning, when I first met the “Fish clan”, she was warm and welcoming. Through the years, we would often talk about teaching & she would give me ideas. And then, of course, I always looked foward to the kind and loving words she would write in the never forgotten Christmas and birthday cards.I am thinking of you all at this sad time and please accept my heartfelt sympathy. No one who knew her will ever forget her. Isabel

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